Dr. William E. Thorell, MD

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Dr. William E. Thorell, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

UNMC Physicans Neurosciences Center 4242 Farnam St Ste 650, Omaha, NE 68131 Get Directions
(402) 559-8600

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Dr. William Thorell is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Medical Director...   Read More

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      4.6 based on 11 responses
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      Bellevue NE |
      I absolutely loved Dr Thorell. He is a very intelligent physician but talks to you on a patient's level. He performed my pituitary surgery and gave me my life back! I will forever be indebted to him.
      in Omaha, NE |
      He is very friendly and speaks on the patient's level. He puts you at ease immediately
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      Specialties

      • Neurosurgery
      • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
      • Endovascular Neurosurgery
      • Interventional Neuroradiology

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      • Neurosurgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Aneurysm
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Cancer
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain Tumor
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chiari Malformation Type 1
      • Chiari's Deformity
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Craniopharyngioma
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
      • Ear Disorders
      • Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Myelopathy
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pinched Nerve in Back
      • Pituitary Tumor
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rasmussen's Syndrome
      • Scoliosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Spondylosis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Thrombosis
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertebral Artery Dissection

      Procedures Performed

      • Aneurysm Embolization
      • Angiography
      • Angioplasty
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Balloon Angioplasty
      • Brain Biopsy
      • Brain Surgery
      • Brain Tumor Surgery
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Cervical Microdiscectomy
      • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
      • Craniotomy
      • Decompression Surgery
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Embolization of Tumor
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Intracranial Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Laminectomy
      • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
      • Microdiscectomy
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Neuroplasty
      • Neurosurgical Procedures
      • Pituitary Surgery
      • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
      • Spinal Discectomy
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spine Surgery
      • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
      • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
      • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Wada Test

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1996

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Nebraska-Lincoln

        Graduated in 1992

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Neurosurgery
      • Board certified in Neurosurgery
      • Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Thorell says...

      Dr. William Thorell is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Medical Director of the Cerebrovascular Surgery Program at Nebraska Medicine.   He is board certified in neurological surgery by The American Board of Neurological Surgery.  His expertise combines two disciplines, namely neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.